Jon Haataja, Serving Since 2018
Jonathan William Haataja
Fay Haataja - Married 1985
Daughter - Andrea Bryant and son-in-law Alan Bryant of Overland Park, Kansas
Son - Zachris Haataja and daughter-in-law Tressa Haataja of Esko, Minnesota
Son - Jacob Haataja of Mammoth Lakes, California
Born and raised in Esko, MN the youngest of seven children of the late Chester and Millie Haataja.
Graduated Esko High School in 1982.
Attended Alexandria Area Vocational Technical Institute 1982-1984.  Graduated in 1984 awarded Most Outstanding Student.
Attended the University of MN, Minneapolis, MN. Graduated in 1991 with a Bachelors Degree in Law Enforcement Administration & Communications.
Wright County Deputy Sheriff's Department - Deputy Sheriff - 1986-1992
Duluth Police Department - Police Officer - 1992-2017 Retired June 5th, 2017.
            Patrol Officer                         1992-1997    
            Juvenile Investigator             1997-2001
            Community Officer                2001-2002
            Patrol Sergeant                     2002-2007
            Use of Force Coordinator    2007-2015
            Patrol Sergeant                     2015-2017
            Tactical Response Team      1994-2017
            Firearms Instructor              1995-2017
I enjoy hiking, backpacking, camping, downhill skiing, motorcycling, rock climbing and singing.
Served on leadership team at Good News Alliance Church, St. Michael, MN - 1989-1992
Served on leadership team at The Rock Worship Center, Cloquet, MN 1994-2013.
Serving in Children's Ministry and Music Ministry at Journey Christian Church, Cloquet, MN 2013-present.
Appointed to Chaplain Ministry by Journey Christian Church, Cloquet, MN.